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The brain wave

...tal cortex may play a key role in whether a person attributes an action to the self or to another person. By imitation we may feel what another person felt, which is the very definition of human empathy. Imitation also is nature’s way of conveying culture. It naturally occurs in a variety of settings, such as ...

Latest Tumor Classification More Informative

... profiles to be classified according to biological attributes rather than anatomical location , say researchers....

Parents Should Look For Signs Of Children Becoming Overweight

...factor for their children becoming overweight. The attributes and behaviors of 150 children were studied from birth up to age 5. These were then used to predict whether the child would be overweight at 9.5 years. Some of the behaviors that were monitored included parents' weight, parent/infant feeding practices...

Is Man’s Aggression Linked To His Finger

...aken for manliness //and other socially acceptable attributes of man. But can it be linked to the size of the fingers in a man’s hand?A recent study in the current issue of Biological Psychology says just that. Finger length ratio is the ratio of second finger or index finger to the fourth or ring finger. The...

Inherent similarities in identical twins may not be so strong

...ssions of the gene’s DNA. Epigenome can affect the attributes in the twins that make them identical. Scientists from Ohio State University, who had conducted the study, had said that the epigenetic effect can alter the genetic expressions in twins through varied exposure of chemicals, dietary habits and enviro...

Primates reveal a new dimension to human genome

...dy of human genome sequence there are still common attributes shared by non-human primates which gives scope for a better study. The phylogenetic shadowing process enables the identification of the DNA sequence that play an active role in the identification of the regulation process of activation or 'expressio...

Embryonic Genetic Testing Is Boosting IVF Pregnancies

...eate babies with specific tissue types or physical attributes also raises difficult ethical issues//. Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, or PGD, has been available for several years for couples who want to avoid passing on genetic conditions to their babies. PGD allows couples with a family history of conditi...

Environment a major factor in occurrence of Type 2 Diabetes

...d may be an important source of contamination that attributes to the development of diabetes, as it is often high in POPs. Therefore, they carried out the study to determine if there was any association between serum pollutants and diabetes. The study comprised 196 fishermen and their spouses. Blood samples fr...

Baby Boomers: Shape up or get shipped out!

...ive lives with zilch fitness endeavors. Abramson attributes this lethargy and lackadaisical approach, to the life of affluence- cars and modern technology at their disposal, and the promise of access to good health care. According to the study, number of Canadians in the age group of 60s will go up by 50 pe...

Wholly Ingrained: White or Brown? Food War Going Racist? Get to the Heart of the Matter

...ty of Maryland, affirms this trend , that if this attributes to enhancing people’s knowledgeable about what goes in, then it’s a good thing happening. The whole-grain debate has entered many households after the research on the efficacy of low fat diets, studied for 8 long years, proved inconclusive. But one...

Job Stress, causes build up of ‘Sick building Syndrome

..., in this sample of office based workers, physical attributes of buildings have a small influence on symptoms." Co-author Dr Mai Stafford of the Epidemiology and Public Health department of University College London, said: "We are not making claims that buildings don't matter for anybody. But for the general ...

Craig Newschaffer of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore.

A new study in the US attributes the rise in autism cases the reason that schools are diagnosing autism more frequently.// It is not a sudden epidemic so to say. Study author Paul Shattuck of the University of Wisconsin at Madison said, there may be as yet unknown environmental tr...

Soccer Fans Seek Comfort From Alcohol

...ior often accompany the World Cup fever. The study attributes them to feelings of inadequacy. Psychology researchers conducted in-depth interviews with 31 young men from the 18-to-21 age range hailing from different socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds. Their study revealed that men often use one kind of typi...

New Multi-Modal Contrast Agents, A Boon For Medical Imaging

...thin humans in the end, all of the pharmacological attributes of this will have to be explored. That is, its distribution in the body … where do the nanoparticles go? What are its effects? How long does it last? All of those kinds of things are part of the preclinical work, before people can even consider usin...

It’s All With Psychological Approach – Research Fins

...en there is a perceived risk of injury. The author attributes this perceptual variance to our instinctive need to conserve energy and protect ourselves from harm. ‘The visually specified layout of the environment is modulated in perception in ways that promote effective, efficient, and safe behavior.’ Part...

Beef imports-Area of concern

...nd even cause genital problems in growing boys. He attributes the alarming increase in breast and prostate cancer due to the unhealthy beef in the market. But now, reports which seek to dispel the negative publicity for beef will hit the market soon, which comes as great relief to the farmers. But Mr. Verrall ...

Satellite Imagery to monitor the Social Impact Of Geographical Changes

...endous ecological contrast," Goodin said. . Goodin attributes the rapid deforestation of Paraguay's rain forest, the Atlantic forest, as a cause for the landscape changes. He said the Atlantic forest is more of a biodiversity hot spot than the more famous Amazon forest. He said the forest is rapidly disappearin...

Ecological Changes affects human health, food security

...endous ecological contrast,’ Goodin said. Goodin attributes the rapid deforestation of Paraguay's rain forest, the Atlantic forest, as a cause for the landscape changes. He said the Atlantic forest is more of a biodiversity hot spot than the more famous Amazon forest. He said the forest is rapidly disappearin...

Skin Cancer More Fatal In Dark-Skinned People

...l than in fair-skinned individuals. Dr. Gloster attributes the higher mortality rates in darker-skinned people to the cancers being diagnosed at a later stage. The belief that darker-skinned people are more immune to skin cancers because of more melanin pigmentation that protects them from the harmful ultra...

Increase in Diabetic Related Hospital Admissions

...seven times that of other Australians. Ms O'Brien attributes these results partly to the fact that hospital admission rates are higher for those from more remote locations. She said, "That is certainly one factor that may be at play in explaining these patterns and we do know that Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

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